Special Event Permits and Information
The City of Decatur has a full schedule of events throughout the year.
A special event is any activity scheduled in downtown Decatur or the Oakhurst business district that requires the use of the square, the bandstand or Harmony Park for a duration of four or more hours, that impacts local businesses, and/or attracts a crowd of 100 or more.
A walk/run involves a walk or run on city streets that requires police support and traffic control, is concluded in a relatively short time frame, and/or involves no alcohol or food sales.
Information on applying for special event permits:
>Special Event Permit General Information(PDF)
>Walk/Run Permit Application (PDF)
>Special Event Permit Application (MS Word)
>Special Event One-day Beer Wine Permit Information (MS Word)